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  • n. Plural form of cannabinoid.

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Examples

  • Marijuana's active ingredient is tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, and compounds similar to it are called cannabinoids.

    Wired Top Stories

  • These breakthroughs are propelling the natural plant compounds called cannabinoids into "the wonder drugs of the 21st century".

    Cannabinoids, Wonder Drugs of the 21st Century

  • These breakthroughs are propelling the natural plant compounds called cannabinoids into "the wonder drugs of the 21st century". '

    Cannabinoids, Wonder Drugs of the 21st Century

  • If you ever wondered why your college roommates used to get the munchies after they smoked a little of the cheech, look no further than another system of hormones called cannabinoids.

    You Being Beautiful

  • Part of this risk comes from a stress-related surge in chemicals called cannabinoids discussed on page 161, which cause us to eat and can eventually lead to such conditions as diabetes and the biggie, literally, obesity.

    You Staying Young

  • LLOYD: Well, for 20 years now, we've known that some of these chemicals, all -- as a group they're called cannabinoids -- do wonderful things for the body.

    CNN Transcript Oct 21, 2006

  • The Drug Enforcement Administration on Tuesday temporarily banned five synthetic chemicals called cannabinoids, and lawmakers in Washington, D.C., are considering a permanent prohibition.

    The Seattle Times

  • The active ingredients in Sativex, known as cannabinoids, are derived from the cannabis plant.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Over a period of several weeks, some of the Alzheimer's-afflicted mice were given varying doses of HU210 -- also known as cannabinoids -- which is 100 to 800 times more potent than the marijuana compounds.

    Science Blog

  • Some of the investigators are convinced that THC and related compounds in marijuana called cannabinoids are helpful; others are more equivocal.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

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